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What Bert Has To Say About Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area

Shreveport is a commercial and cultural center for northwest Louisiana, northeast Texas, and southern Arkansas. In the early 20th century, the area experienced a major oil boom which then declined through the century. Recently a new riverfront entertainment district with nightlife and casinos and a new convention center have revitalized downtown Shreveport.


Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border See Local Real Estate
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City: Bossier City
Zip Codes: 71111, 71112, ... 3 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Bossier City

    The unemployment rate in Bossier City is 6.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bossier City jobs have Decreased by 0.24 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Bossier City's cost of living is 7.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Bossier City's Cost of Living
    Bossier City's population is 68,094 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.16 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Bossier City is $151,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.38%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Bossier City public schools spend $9,847 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Bossier City. Learn more...

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White Flight

Bossier City is pretty much where people from Shreveport go when they get fed up with the crime, dysfunction, and high taxes over there. That said, it is no paradise. ... (Read More)



Better than Shreveport, but only slightly

This is sort of the "good side" of the Red River. A little safer than Shreveport, but not by much! Has some modern stores and livable apartments. Just be wary of who... (Read More)



It's all right

Lived here for 7 years, ready to leave, mind you. There are a number of colleges including a state university branch. It gets terribly hot and humid in the summer with... (Read More)



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